º To Lure a Proper Lady (Duke-Defying Daughters #1) Õ Download by ô Ashlyn Macnamara

º To Lure a Proper Lady (Duke-Defying Daughters #1) Õ Download by ô Ashlyn Macnamara When Lady Elizabeth Wilde And Her Sisters Are Summoned Once Again To Their Chronically Anxious Father S Deathbed, She S Shocked To Find That His Worries Are At Last Justified He S Terribly Ill, And Lizzie Suspects Poison But When She Seeks Help From The Bow Street Runners, Her Request Is Answered By A Rough Hewn Rogue Known Only As Dysart Though His Irreverent Charm By Turns Shocks And Captivates Her, A Man Of Dysart S Background Is An Altogether Inappropriate Choice For A Duke S Daughter Isn T He Although Dysart Has His Reasons To Disdain Polite Society, The Promise Of Supplemental Income From A Noble S Coffers Is Too Tempting To Deny But If Dysart Means To Apprehend The Culprit Who Poisoned The Duke, He Ll Need To Avoid Any And All Distractions Like The Delicious Swish Of Lady Elizabeth S Hips Yet As The Investigation Begins To Unearth Secrets He D Rather Remain Hidden, Dysart Must Decide At A Moment S Notice Whether To Hold Elizabeth At Arm S Length Or Pull Her Dangerously Close It is a truth universally acknowledged that a daughter of a duke is raised to believe she can do as she dashed well pleases, which may lead her into all manner of difficulty.
Lady Elizabeth Wilde is the proper, well behaved, level headed eldest daughter of the Duke of Sherrington She has known for a long time that at some point she will have to marry her odious, dim witted cousin Snowley yes, that s really his name because, as her father puts it No one but her will be able to run the estate as well as she has been and see he doesn t ruin it when he finally inherits everything But then, she starts suspecting her father s illness might be something than it seems and decides to enlists the help of a Bow Street Runner When she meets Dysart , her life suddenly starts to feel very dull i This review was originally posted on un Conventional Bookviews To Lure a Proper Lady is a quick, humorous and sexy read I loved Lizzie, she was definitely a proper lady in many ways, but quite forward in othersTo Lure a Proper Lady is an amazing mix of family obligations, mystery and forbidden romance, with a main character who is much stronger than she thinks When Lizzie thinks someone is trying to poison her father, the Duke, she goes on her own to Bow Street to hire a runner, and ends up with Dysart coming to the ducal seat for a fortnight to investigate during a house party They are both smart, but there are too many possibilities to follow, plus the attraction they feel for each other is very difficult to put on the back burner while taking care of pressing matters.
Because the house party has been set up to marry off the Duke s thre To Lure a Proper Lady is the delightful story of Lady Elizabeth Wylde and Dysart And yes, we get to the story of his name eventually, and also his real name.
Lady Elizabeth, or Lizzie, oversees the management of her father s estate, the Duke of Sherrington, since he s a bit of a hypochondriac who spends most of his days in bed Being the eldest of three sisters, she s also the most level headed of them who feels the burden of duty the most When her father genuinely seems to become ill, she suspects foul play and hires a Bow Street Runner to investigate the matter further In comes Dysart Add to that a house party her father insists on so his daughters can find themselves suitable husbands before he dies, a slightly eccentric great aunt, a slimy cousin once removed and heir presumptive to the dukedom, a proper villain whom I suspect will be present in the next book, a self righteous gossi I received an eARC, from NetGalley and the publisher, in exchange for an honest review This is book one in the Duke Defying Daughters series Ashlyn Macnamara books are really good, passionate must reads So I was glad to see this book and the new series Lady Elizabeth Wilde seems to be the responsible one out of the sisters Lizzie seems to oversea everything and tries to take charge and find out if someone is actually hurting her father Their father has a sometimes not been truthful with his illness But this time Lizzie thinks he is really sick and that someone is making him that way Their father wants to see them married and would like Lizzie to marry their cousin Lizzie deiced to try to get help from the bow street runners in seeing if there is someone responsible to hurting her father There she meets Dysa 3 stars for Dysart Elizabeth was alright, she was what one would expect as a noble lady But Dysart as a bow street runner was a lot cooler than Elizabeth.
I thought the writing is not bad but found the story a little bland The mystery element played a strong role and Dysart and Elizabeth got their stolen moments together I skim read the last 30% The book as a whole was a 2 stars read but I am adding one star for Dysart.
I also feel that the characters aren t very well developed Both have potentials and are very likable But I think Dysart and Elizabeth could have been together or individually as characters I received an ARC for the book from the publisher on NetGalley.
5 stars.
Elizabeth Wilde was the eldest of Duke Sherrington s daughters and all three of them were unmarried She has had to become lady of the house as her father had been sick and bedridden for some time After noticing some strange concoctions masquerading as medicine in her father s arsenal, Lizzie suspected someone poisoning the Duke, her father.
Lizzie decided to hire a Bow Street runner to find out what was going on and who was a fault Her meeting ended with Dysart as her helper While Dysart initially annoyed her, Lizzie saw that Dysart possessed refinement, which lead to Lizzie finding out Dysart is than just a bow street runner.
In fact, the time they spend together, the closer they become and Lizzie needs to make a match that would allow her to protect her family s estate in her father s illness Would love overcome famil Fun, easy read with likable characters.
5 stars, rounded up to 4 because I liked Dysart so much The Duke of Sherrington is a valetudinarian that s Regency speak for hypochondriac who wants to see his three daughters wed before he shuffles off this mortal coil Hence, his insistence that their annual house party take place, in hopes that some eligible gentlemen will help fulfill his wish.
Lady Elizabeth Wilde, Lizzie the eldest daughter, is shocked by her father s sudden change in condition and begins to suspect that someone may be poisoning him Intrepid Lady Elizabeth takes herself off to Bow Street to hire a runner, and there she encounters Dysart no first name , lounging on the pavement smoking a cheroot He happens to be the only runner available at the moment, so Lizzie engages him Despite his scruffy appearance and insolent manner, Dysart knows something about high society, so the plan is for him to join 2.
5 stars I didn t buy the relationship between these two Zero chemistry.

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